Born in 1972 in Jiri, Nepal, which is where most treks to Mount Everest begin, his first job in the tourism industry was as a storekeeper for one of the trekking companies. Later, Jagat was assigned a greater position at the same company and became a trekking guide.
During his period as a guide, Jagat led a huge number of trekking groups through the Himalayas’ many mountain regions. His Majesty of Nepal’s Tourism and Training Center gave him a certificate as a trekking guide. In 1993, he started working as a Tour Leader for a Dutch Marketing and Tour Operator Company. He has a lot of experience in trekking and travel, and not just in Nepal. He also has a lot of experience and knowledge in India, Bhutan, and Tibet, where he has run a lot of tours and trek packages for people from all over the world who have spent their vacations with Himalayan Leaders. Also, Mr. Jagat has been to many places in Europe and Asia on his own.